Los Gigantes del Cibao scored eight goals in the second half and scored their third win, 9-4 over Al Nojoom Al Sharq, to reconfirm Friday the top spot in the round that gives them two tickets to the Dominican Baseball League final.
Major League baseball player Marcel Ozuna was 3 for 3 with two doubles, a home run and two RBIs, Richard Ureña was 4-2 with a home run and three RBIs and Carlos Paulino was 3-2 with a double. .
Andrew Case (1-0) allowed one round and one defeat in two rest rounds to win the match. Lost by Radhams Les (0-3), he was punished with five runs and six strokes in just one round.
In Santo Domingo, Sergio Alcantara pulled off a home run at the bottom of the 10th inning to send off Aguilas Cibinas and give Tigres del Licey a 2-1 win that puts them second in the league.
Alcantara also hit the RBI song at number five and was the header of the picture when he hit 4 for 3 with a home run, both from RBI.
Novice Lisaverto Bonilla went undecided after an impressive six-round one-stroke and four-stroke run. It was Pat Rotolo (1-0) who triumphed by an empty chapter as savior.
Naftali Velez lost (0-1), having ceded the race difference in his relay in the first and third inning.
With nine games remaining at the end of the quarter-finals, the Giants are leading 7-2, followed by Tigres (5-4), Estrellas (3-6) and Aguilas (3-6).
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